Lake Park High School
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|Lake Park High School|
|600 S. Medinah Rd.
Roselle, IL 60172 (East)
500 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Roselle, IL 60172 (West), Illinois
|Coordinates||East Campus: Coordinates:
|School district||Lake Park Community High School District 108|
|Principal||Jim Roberts (East)
Janet Constien (West)
|Athletics||DuPage Valley Conference
Illinois High School Association
|Accreditation||Illinois State Board of Education|
Lake Park High School is a public, four-year high school occupying two campuses, both located in Roselle, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago. Freshmen and sophomores attend the East Campus (the original campus built in 1956), located near Medinah and juniors and seniors attend the West Campus. It is part of the Lake Park Community High School District 108. Students from Roselle, Medinah, Bloomingdale, Itasca, Wood Dale, Keeneyville, and Hanover Park attend the school.
The name "Lake Park" is derived from the campuses being between "Lake" Street and Irving "Park" Road. The citizens of north DuPage County founded Lake Park High School District 108 in 1953, and the doors opened at what is now East Campus, 600 South Medinah Road, Roselle, in September 1956 to 320 students. In less than twenty years, the number of students had increased substantially and West Campus was built in 1975. The east campus borders the Medinah Country Club
The school offers 20 Advanced Placement courses, such as: Business Education, Cooperative Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, Industrial Technology, and Fine Arts.
There are 340 teachers.
Technical Center of DuPage
Lake Park offers a program at the Technical Center of DuPage, more commonly known as TCD, to the upperclassmen. Those young adults take this opportunity to venture out into their field of choice to get hands on experience and receive college credits in the process.
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- Boys Track - 1997, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
- Girls Bowling - 1986-87 and 1994-95
- Boys Bowling - 2008–2009
- Cheerleading (Coed) 2011
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Lake Park offers more than 40 extracurricular activities: career and hobby organizations, competitive organizations, honorary organizations, performance organizations, publications, service and prevention organizations, and spirit organizations. Such activities include:
- Dance Ensemble
- Computer Club
- Keyboarding Team
- Group Interpretation
- Winter Guard
- College Unidos
- Future Medical Professionals
- French Club
- German Club
- Gamers Club
- Outspoken Artists Poetry Slam
- Psychology Club
- Snowball Club
- Spanish Club
- HOSA Club
- Family, Career, & Community Leaders of America
Lake Park has an exchange program with Helene-Lange-Gymnasium in Hamburg, Germany, allowing students to experience each other's culture and lifestyle.
- Mark Gorski, 1978, Olympic Gold Medalist (Track cycling Individual sprint, 1984 Summer Olympics)
- Keith Hackney, 1976, American mixed martial arts fighter.
- Glenn Kotche, 1989, Drummer for the band Wilco, Grammy winner (2005)
- Duncan Rouleau, 1981, American comic book writer & artist,
- Don Schulze 1980, Major League Baseball Player (Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, Japan League)
- Rod Smolla, 1971, President, Furman University, Greenville, SC
- Robert Shallcross, 1976, screenplay writer and director of movies such as "Uncle Nino" (2003) "Bored Silly" (2000) and writer "Little Giants" (1994)
- Sarah Zelenka, 2005, Rower at the 2012 Summer Olympics
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